Tag Archives: Honorable Mention

Softball trio recognized by league

A trio of Whitehall softball players were lauded by opposing coaches in league all-star voting last month. Seniors Brittney Putorti, Victoria Christian and Paxton Peterson were all honored for their play on the field this season. Putorti was named a first-team Adirondack All Star. An overpowering pitcher, Putorti was on the mound for every inning […]

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Hoagland, Steves honored by writers for play on gridiron

The New York State Sportswriters Association has chosen its All-State High School Football teams for 2012, and two Whitehall players were recognized for their outstanding play on the gridiron. Senior running back Josh Hoagland was named to the Class D all-state first-team offense and junior Brandon Steves received honorable mention for his play at linebacker. […]

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Garden Club gives beautification awards

By Bill Toscano   The Slate Valley Garden Club’s annual Beautification Awards keep getting bigger and bigger. “It’s great to see so many people here,” project coordinator Nancy Williams said to the more than 50 people at the annual awards luncheon Aug. 1 at the Slate Valley Museum. “We have so many wonderful yards and […]

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Leagues name all-star teams

  The postseason awards for Whitehall’s athletes have begun to roll in. A number of players from the school’s softball and baseball teams were named to Adirondack League all-star teams. Brett Christian and Josh Hoagland were both named second-team all-stars. Christian, a senior, was the team’s leader and its best pitcher, consistently squaring off against […]

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Diekel, Hoagland honored

After a successful 5-4 season, the accolades are rolling in for the Whitehall Railroaders football team. A pair of players, led by Offensive Player of the Year Josh Hoagland, was selected as Class D all-stars last week. Zach Diekel was selected to first team defense for his play along the defensive line. Hoagland, a junior, […]

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Hoagland named ‘D’ offensive player of year

The post-season honors have started to roll in for the Whitehall varsity sports programs, led by the Section II/Class D offensive player of the year in varsity football and a number of other awards for members of both the football and girls soccer programs.   Football Sophomore tailback Josh Hoagland was named the Class D […]

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blogging with a cold

Be sure to wash your hands after reading this, i have a cold. It’s that middle time between sports seasons and the awards are forthcoming. Boys, for football, were already in the paper, soon to be published are the field hockey Wasaren League All Stars:  First TeamCiara Groesbeck, Granville, Sr.Taryn Little, Granville, Sr.Claire Manchester, Granville, […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]